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The structure of a typical enyne group.

An enyne is a functional group in organic chemistry consisting of a conjugated alkyne and alkene group.[1] It has both a double bond and a triple bond.

The term is a contraction of the terms alkene and alkyne.

The simplist enyne is vinylacetylene.

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  1. ^ "Basic IUPAC Organic Nomenclature: Enynes". University of Calgary. chem.ucalgary.ca. Retrieved 18 May 2017.